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Andy Murray, Li Na move to fourth round in Miami

British sixth seed Andy Murray has downed former practice partner Feliciano Lopez 6-4 6-1 to reach the fourth round at the ATP and WTA Miami Masters.


Australian Open: Li Na again through to the final four in Melbourne

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China's Li Na has advanced to the last four at the Australian Open for the fourth time in the past five years with a 6-2 6-2 demolition of Italian Flavia Pennetta.


Eugenie Bouchard and Li Na in Australian Open battle of the generations

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Daniela Hantuchova Women's tournament has given us some interesting battles between youth and experience.

Australian Open: Li Na through to final after straight sets win

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Li Na through to final after straight sets win against Eugenie Bouchard . Final score 2-6, 4-6


Australian Open: China's Li Na sweeps aside teen to reach another final

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China’s Li Na has pushed aside Canadian teenager Eugenie Bouchard to sweep into her third Australian Open final.


Coach Carlos Rodriguez reveals Li Na driven to the edge of retirement

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Linda Pearce Carlos Rodriguez is not certain if Li Na would really have retired as she threatened on the drive to Wimbledon just over seven months ago.

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Li Na believes her best is yet to come

Doha Chinese star who won her second Grand Slam title last month will earn a world number two ranking.


Li Na rises to number two in WTA rankings

Singapore Li Na moves to an Asian-record world number two and Peng Shuai rated top women's doubles player.


Third time lucky for Li Na

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Greg Baum Chinese trailblazer has form as a shaky closer, but this time was out of sight of her opponent.


Hot-property Li Na has a fan club in the billions

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Talek Harris Li Na is the hottest proiperty in tennis because she has opened the door to the sport's future.


Li Na looks ahead after rethink helped her win Australian Open

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Linda Pearce Now that Li Na has a Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup to go with the French version named for Suzanne Lenglen, what will be next?


WTA Championships: Serena Williams powers through as Li Na claims consecutive wins

Linda Pearce Li Na has what she calls "one feet" in the semi-finals of the season-ending WTA Championships. Serena Williams, typically, has jumped in with both.

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All going Li Na’s way to realise another goal at WTA Championship

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Linda Pearce Li Na started this year with the twin goals of winning another grand slam title and becoming the first Asian player to break into the world's top three.


Serena Williams ends remarkable 2013 with win over Li Na

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Linda Pearce Serena Williams ends her finest statistical year with a three-set defeat of Li Na.


How Li Na put the fun back into tennis

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Linda Pearce On the brink of quitting, the highest-ranked Asian player ever tells Linda Pearce how she rocketed up the rankings.


Li Na looks to make more history

Istanbul Pioneering Li Na aims to make more tennis history by becoming the oldest leading player in the game as well as the first super-rich player from communist China.

Williams forces Azarenka, Li Na semis play-off

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Linda Pearce, Istanbul Victoria Azarenka's expected crowning as year-end No.1 will have to wait another night, after the Belarusian was denied 6-4, 6-4 by her nemesis Serena Williams, and left to play eighth seed Li Na for...

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Li Na hits a return to Klara Zakopalova during the Shenzhen Open women's final.

Shenzhen Chinese star wins the Shenzhen Open, beating Czech Klara Zakopalova.


Li Na survives scare in Sydney

Chinese fourth seed Li Na survived a big scare against American teenager Madison Keys to close within one win of a third straight final appearance at the Sydney International.

Maria Sharapova thrashed as Li Na defies odds to reach Open decider


Li Na has upset world No.2 Maria Sharapova in straight sets to reach her second Australian Open final.